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Pill to live to 150

Drugs that could help people to live to 150 by slowing the ageing process are being developed by scientists.<p>The drugs are synthetic versions of resveratrol, found in red wine, an organic chemical believed to have an anti-ageing effect, by boosting activity of a protein called SIRT1.<p>GSK, the …

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4 Health-Boosting Teas to Drink Right Now

Nutrition<p>4 Health-Boosting Teas to Drink Right Now<p>Did you know that tea is the second most consumed drink in the world (water is first)? And for good …

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Quiz: Myths and Facts About Caffeine

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Sesame Street: Healthy Foods

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4 Heart-Smart Snacks

Surprise! The foods you love are heart friendlier than you think.<p>Scientists used to think of them as junk food. But research shows that eating moderate portions of these snacks may actually fight heart disease when eaten as part of a healthy diet, says Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD, a professor of …

7 Scary Side Effects of Junk Food

Sugar, bad fats, processed carbohydrates. These dietary devils are what make up the bulk of all junk food—and bulk isn’t the only thing they cause. …

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The Non-Coffee Beverage Recipe That Has Made Me Feel 100 Percent Better About Waking Up in the Morning

Almost exactly one year ago, I gave up caffeine. I didn't do it on purpose—I was trying out the Ritual Cleanse, and it required zero caf, so I went for it! After spending an entire afternoon curled up on the floor and whimpering—total caffeine withdrawal (it turned out the lattes my husband made me …

The #1 Snack You Should Eat This Year (And The Top Snack to Skip)

<i>By Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D., Associate Editor at</i> EatingWell <i>Magazine</i><p>Even though I spend most of my day writing about food and health as the associate nutrition editor at EatingWell Magazine, I snack at work…a lot. A yogurt with fruit at 10:00, hot chocolate at 2:00, some nuts at 4:00…you get …

Healthy Smoothie Recipes (That Your Kids Will Love)

1m academy and free school pupils 'could be eating unhealthy lunches'

More than a million children at academies and free schools could be eating unhealthy lunches because those institutions are exempt from tough food …

Slim Your Slice: Healthy Pizza Recipes

Learn how to make your own healthy pizza and how to slash the calorie count of your next take-out pie<p>If you auto-dial your local pizza joint once a week, you're not alone: Eighteen percent of Americans dive into a pie at least that often. The problem: Revised USDA guidelines single out pizza as the …

The Simple Way to Eat Better

Just glancing at the fruit bowl can help increase your self-discipline<p>What you see is what you eat: When you're trying to clean up your diet, looking at a waistline-friendly food (like an orange) may help keep you from reaching for an unhealthy snack, according to a study in the journal <i>Eating</i> …

6 Pics of Stars Demonstrating Healthy Eating Habits

It's not all that often celebrities get snapped with food. (Well, OK, I'm sure we've all seen a few paparazzi shots where stars are caught mid-mouthful.) But sometimes, we get to see them demonstrating some healthy habits—like these guys!<p>__Healthy Eating Habit #1 (as demonstrated by Ryan Reynolds): …

Gift wrapping in India

In keeping with the traits of a person born under the sign Cancer, I am big on hoarding. Handwritten letters, tickets to museums, city maps picked up …

Top, Tie and Cover It

Gift wrapping has taken on a whole new life in recent years. It almost seems like it has become a competition to see who can be more genius at the …

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5 Different Ways To Use Christmas Wrapping Paper

Throughout December, wrapping paper fills the hallways, trash cans and obviously, covers all the new gifts under the tree. But, what do you do with …

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Wrappers' Delight: A Brief History of Wrapping Paper

Disguising presents with decorative sheets of paper is, like so many other things, an accident of history.<p>So wrapping paper is expensive. Wrapping paper is wasteful. Wrapping paper is, technically, impractical. That said, however, wrapping paper is also pretty awesome: It's pretty, it's arty, and …

Holiday Gift-Wrapping Tips From an Expert

A bad wrapping job can devalue even the best holiday gift. It’s not the most complicated of tasks, yet every year, too many of us struggle with …

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How to make a pretty gift bow for a present

The only thing to make a perfect present even better? Beautiful wrapping! This DIY bow is a must-know for any wrapper out there. Super easy to make, …

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How to Wrap Gifts Using Nothing But Glitter

Ok ok, you probably need boxes and a bit of string too. We took a rather glittery approach to the task of gift wrapping this year, which is making us very excited for festivities under the tree. Best of all, our approach is pretty, easy, and low cost.<p><b>Supplies:</b><br>– Kraft boxes or paper (about $5 for 75 …

6 eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives

'Tis the season for gift giving! During the holidays, finding the right gift is only half the battle. Whether it's a DIY, upcycled, or store-bought …

Police Dog Sniffs Out 3 Pounds of Gift-Wrapped Pot

Novato police dog Metz and handler Jeff Ames came across a marijuana stash during a traffic stop Saturday night.<p>NOVATO, CA -- One of the local …

How to make your gift-wrapping stand out from the pack

Perhaps you've searched high and low to obtain the perfect gift for that special someone. Or maybe you're one of those last-minute shoppers who buys everything at the gas station at 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Regardless, don't underestimate the power of presentation.<p>According to experts, a …